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Definition 1: a bag filled with sand; used as a weapon or to build walls or as ballast - [noun denoting artifact]

(sandbag is a kind of ...) a flexible container with a single opening

"he stuffed his laundry into a large bag"

Definition 2: protect or strengthen with sandbags; stop up - [verb of change]

Samples where sandbag or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The residents sandbagged the beach front

(sandbag is a kind of ...) gain strength

"His body strengthened"

Definition 3: downplay one's ability (towards others) in a game in order to deceive, as in gambling - [verb of communication]

(sandbag is a kind of ...) give false or misleading information to

(sandbag implies ...) represent as less significant or important

Definition 4: hit something or somebody as if with a sandbag - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for sandbag in the sense of this definition

(sandbag is a kind of ...) deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument

"He hit her hard in the face"

(sandbag is a kind of ...) treat unjustly; do wrong to

Samples where sandbag or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • They sandbagged him to make dinner for everyone

Synonyms for sandbag in the sense of this definition

(sandbag is a kind of ...) to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means

"She forced him to take a job in the city" "He squeezed her for information"

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